Analyst Ratings for Intel Corp. (INTC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. INTC had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

20 analysts declared INTC a buy, 2 issued an overweight rating, 15 issued a hold rating, 2 issued an underweight rating, and 3 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 2.

INTC was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 45, which equates to a potential upside of 28.68 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 29, implying a possible loss of -17.07 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 4.64 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.78 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of INTC to grow at a rate of 25.21 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of INTC is 0.6.

INTC has a 52-week high of 38.45 and a 52-week low of 33.23. Currently the stock is 5.24 percent higher than its low, and 9.05 percent lower than its 52-week high. INTC has a P/E ratio of 15.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The INTC value stock report compares INTC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $163.64 billion. INTC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.